Welcome to Marie Selby Botanical Gardens’ Downtown Sarasota campus, a beautiful waterfront setting for your private event or wedding. Located on Sarasota Bay, Selby Gardens provides both historical charm and natural elegance. Lushly landscaped with native foliage including live oaks, banyans, and palms, the Gardens are a sight to behold year-round.
Stunning indoor and outdoor spaces can accommodate a full range of events, from intimate gatherings, meetings, luncheons, private dinners and weddings. Selby Gardens’ Event Center (Michael’s on the Bay) is Sarasota’s premier waterfront indoor event facility. This versatile and accommodating space has a contemporary feel with organic, neutral tones to enhance the Gardens’ natural beauty.